Environmental learning of social cues: evidence from enhanced gaze cueing in deaf children

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Environmental learning of social cues : evidence from enhanced gaze cueing in deaf children. / Pavani, Francesco; Venturini, Marta; Baruffaldi, Francesca; Caselli, Maria Cristina; van Zoest, Wieske.

In: Child Development, Vol. 90, No. 5, 09.2019, p. 1525-1534.

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Pavani, Francesco ; Venturini, Marta ; Baruffaldi, Francesca ; Caselli, Maria Cristina ; van Zoest, Wieske. / Environmental learning of social cues : evidence from enhanced gaze cueing in deaf children. In: Child Development. 2019 ; Vol. 90, No. 5. pp. 1525-1534.

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